Tag: Films

The Elven Padawan: From Erebor to Echo Base – #18 – An Especially MARVELous Episode

There’s been a lot of craziness in the Star War fandom lately, so we’ve decided it’s time to take a quick detour into another fandom that needs some serious love right now: the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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The Importance of Fiction: Why “Made Up” Stories Should Never Be Neglected

A couple of years ago in my Advanced Writing class, I chose to write many of the assigned papers about things I knew the best and felt the most comfortable around. Obviously, this includes things related to my fandoms. I did a presentation on the place comic books had during World War II, a compare-contrast paper on the lives and works of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, and even a cause-effect paper on fandoms themselves. I also wrote this essay on something that I’m especially passionate about: the importance of fiction.

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Why Fandoms are Important to Me

“Fairytales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.” 

– G. K. Chesterton

To some people, books and movies are just books and movies. A way to entertain themselves, maybe use their imaginations for a short time and then go back to normal life. That’s not how it works for me.

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The Minds Behind “Game of Thrones” are coming to A Galaxy Far, Far Away!

Announced today on The Star Wars Show, yet another addition to the Star Wars films is in the works! This new series, separate from both the core Star Wars saga of the Skywalker family, as well as the up-coming trilogy from The Last Jedi‘s Rian Johnson, will be coming from David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, creators of HBO’s hugely popular series, Game of Thrones.

Check out the original announcement here:

 

No further details aside from the ones announced in this video are known yet, but information concerning this new series will probably be coming soon.